What is it?
This is the field of physiotherapy which relates to disorders of the muscles, spinal and peripheral joints, bones, tendons, ligaments, cartilage & nerves.
Common causes of musculoskeletal pain include sports injuries, poor working environment & ergonomics, repetitive strain injuries, poor/sustained postures, heavy lifting, direct trauma/fractures, altered biomechanics, being overweight.
Effective assessment and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries/pain are based on a solid foundation of anatomy, physiology, and biomechanics of the body.
Your physiotherapist will carry out a thorough assessment to identify the source of your pain, weakness or discomfort and evaluate the different variables contributing to your condition.
What can I expect?
Repetitive strain injures
Lifting heavy objects
Improved muscle strength
Improved joint mobility
Postural improvement / correction
Advice & awareness of ergonomic role in common conditions